Chatterino is a free and open source Twitch chat client for Windows, Linux, macOS and freeBSD. It improves the chat experience of Twitch web chat. It is released under MIT License. Using Chatterino you can hide user content while OBS is running, preview image links before opening, view YouTube stats and comes with mentions panel to track all mentions with notification. Some other useful features are chat in both online and top-secret offline chats,connect to unlimited channels and it comes Twitch, BetterTTV, and FrankerFaceZ emotes support and more.
Install Chatterino on Ubuntu Linux
Chatterino is available via flatpak, portable AppImage and native deb package files.
Install Chatterino via Flatpak:
You can install Chatterino via flatpak from flathub. For that you need to install flatpak and flathub on your Ubuntu system first. Follow below tutorial link for the installation steps. After that restart your system. Now open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below Chatterino flatpak installation command. It will install the latest version of Chatterino on your system.
Install flatpak and flathub on Ubuntu
flatpak install flathub com.chatterino.chatterino
Run Chatterino app by using below command.
flatpak run com.chatterino.chatterino
And you can also uninstall it via below command.
sudo flatpak uninstall com.chatterino.chatterino
Install Chatterino via DEB:
Download Chatterino in the .deb package file from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Here “Chatterino.deb” is the file name. Open terminal ctrl+alt+t and run below command in terminal install Chatterino on your Ubuntu Linux system.
sudo apt install ./Downloads/Chatterino.deb
After the installation you can start Chatterino from the applications menu.
Install via AppImage:
Download Chatterino in .AppImage file format and save it on your Downloads folder. Open the terminal app and run below commands one by one to run it.
sudo chmod +x ~ Chatterino-x86_64.AppImage